Cloud LCM – Prototype for DSC-as-a-Service

I’ve been experimenting over the past few weeks with a project I’ve been planning to work on for years now. It is this concept of being able to deploy PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) in a server-less mode. In any traditional DSC project, the actual configuration gets executed by a local service that comes with […]

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Azure Arc for Servers – Desired State Configuration

In my previous blog article, I introduced you to the process involved in registering an on-premises Windows server with Azure Arc so that it can be managed alongside native Azure Virtual Machine using a single control plane. In this blog article, we will focus on how we can deploy the PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) […]

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Azure Arc for Servers – How Server Registration Works

Azure Arc is a new offering under the Azure Hybrid umbrella which offers a single interface inside of the Azure Portal (referred to as Control Plane) to manage all your Azure Virtual Machines as well as your on-premises servers (or servers registered with other cloud providers) that have been registered with Azure Arc. It works […]

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Monitor the Compliance of your Office 365 Configuration with Azure DevOPS and DSC

As previously discussed in my The PaaS/SaaS DSC Paradigm article, the continuous monitoring of Software-as-a-Service configurations is something that keeps me up at night. Still to this day, when a customer asks me what the recommended way to run Office365DSC configurations and to ensure continuous compliance is, I still don’t have a good answer to […]

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